Edulastic is a handy web tool for creating assessments that have a wide variety of technology enhanced question types, including passage-based questions and multi-part questions. Edulastic has standards integration and an excellent math editor. Edulastic is particularly good for summative assessments.
Edulastic Intro Video
Screenshot of a Sample Edulastic Assessment
Just the Facts
Student Login Required: Yes
Share Options: Through Edulastic or Google Classroom
Google Classroom Integration: Yes
Cost: Free for teachers and students. Pricing for schools and districts.
Question Types: 30 question types.
Standards Available: Yes
Feedback Options: Yes
Ease of Use: Somewhat Difficult
Support Resources: Helpful in-item videos, in-tool live-support feature, dedicated training hub off of main site.
User Community/Library: Yes, crowdsourced user library, searchable by standard, grade, subject, etc.
Why I Like It
1. Amazing array of tech-enhanced items.
2. Useful Math Editor.
3. Ability to build passage-based questions.
4. Ability to create 2-part questions.
5. Ability to insert multimedia via embed.
6. Great real-time student monitoring.
7. Nice student feedback component.
8. Integrates with Google Classroom.
9. Requires standards tagging.
10. Nice standards-based reporting features at student and class levels.
Why I Would Use It
1. Summative assessments.
2. Quick formative assessments.
3. For ELA and Math, especially.
4. Anytime I need a passage-based assessment.
5. Anytime I need a multi-part question.
6. If I am looking to track standards mastery over time.